Thaketa Township is located in the eastern part of Yangon, Myanmar. The township comprises 19 wards, and shares borders with Thingangyun Township in the north and west, the Bago River in the east, and Dawbon Township in the south. The Pazundaung Creek flows through the township. Founded in 1959, Thaketa is made up largely of middle-class and working-class neighborhoods.
On 5 January 2019, the Thaketa Township 60th Anniversary Celebration was held at Myanmar Expo, Thaketa Township, Yangon.